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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

"National Museum of Maldives " had a entrance fee of 100 Rupiah for foreigners and only 20 Rupiah for local Maldivians.A excellent museum that housed a collection of Maldivian history dating from Pre-Islamic era to the present day..In the Natural history section saw the skeleton...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MumbaiRiders
Reviewed January 31, 2019

Lovely small museum providing a nice but short history of the last 100 years of Maldives. Some interesting pieces reflecting how far the country has come. Some lovely examples of lost crafts of coral sculpturing and lacquering. It is light on the external influences (such...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank jeffnz3
Reviewed January 29, 2019

No much collection.Building architecture is good.Good to know more about the Maldivian culture.We have to pay extra for photography

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank sunseb
Reviewed January 26, 2019

Had high expectations of the museum. There are 2 floors but hardly any items. With so many beaches and varied aquatic animals i had expected such display in the museum but was highly disappointed. Only one room for aquatic related items but has mainly shells...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank PavithraPRao
Reviewed December 24, 2018

The largest (formal) tourist facility in Malé is the National Museum — another Chinese gift apparently — which is not really too spectacular with all the things to see on its two floor exhibition space. With mostly local historical artefacts, the largest foreign collection is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kin Y
Reviewed December 20, 2018 via mobile

Average collection. Relatively small, 2 floors. Old / ancient currencies and artifacts from various sultanates from past history. Small police museum included. Nothing outstanding.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank artajS
Reviewed December 19, 2018

Nice to see many objects of local culture. Interesting to see unusual objects from past such as old projection screens and film reels.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank latko74
Reviewed December 10, 2018

Not to many interesting things inside! Looks like a year 1950 museum with very old displays. Strange to see 2 pianos exhibited and old film projectors!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BAUGE R
Reviewed November 30, 2018

This isn't the best museum in the world--you shouldn't be surprised. But I truly left the museum with a better understanding of the Maldives, of their history, and of the rapid development in relatively recent years. I found it easy to get out of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank swimjohn18
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Worth a visit but not stunning in a nice location allow around forty five minutes to an hour to give you time to get around

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank RolandPJ
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